“If I have were given a swing, I have were given a shot.” Bubba Watson has all the time performed golfing with this mentality, and out of doors of perhaps fellow break out artists Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, it is a mantra that matches the ball-shaping wizard higher than any one. However Bubba took that creativity to a complete new stage all through the general spherical of the Zozo Championship by means of making an attempt—and pulling off—arguably essentially the most ridiculous tee shot in PGA Excursion historical past.
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Prior to we continue, let’s make it transparent that this shot used to be totally felony—although it made golfing path architects all over the world jointly recoil. Watson teed up in the back of the tee markers at the par-Five 6th hollow at Narashino Nation Membership. He simply aimed in a 90-degree attitude clear of the green, sending his golfing ball sideways and thru an opening between a tee signal and a tree. It’s important to see it to imagine it:
What the. . .? However the graphic on the finish in reality makes it transparent what Watson used to be looking to do. Have every other take a look at the perspective that allowed the lefty to carve his go-to
lower slice tee shot on a dogleg proper:
Beautiful darn good. Bubba Golfing without end. Sadly, Watson handiest controlled par, however he used to be nonetheless lovely proud of the poke that may have golfing classes all over the place scrambling to erect inside out-of-bounds indicators.
Yep, this one indisputably merits a “thanks.”
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